- According to Shailja Dutt, founder and chairperson of Stellar Search, being an entrepreneur for women was difficult 20 years back and the situation has evolved very little
Source | www.entrepreneur.com | Shreya Ganguly
The journey of an entrepreneur is not easy. It requires more than 100 per cent of both effort and time of the entrepreneur to build a business from scratch and then sustain it. While hurdles are faced by every founder irrespective of gender or age, the path becomes more difficult for women. While the start-up ecosystem in India has grown exponentially over the years, there are still far less number of women founders or investors in the ecosystem compared with men.
Shailja Dutt, founder and chairperson of Stellar Search, a global executive search company, said women entrepreneurship was difficult 20 years back and the situation is still the same. However, the ecosystem is growing and more dialogue around women entrepreneurs is now happening due to digitization. On this Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, let’s take a look at how Dutt went on to become a founder to solve her personal problems and has inspired many women to balance their work and family life.